| Nov 22, 2011
| 5:27 PM
State police said Baltimore Clerk of Circuit Court Frank M. Conaway Sr.'s permit to carry a concealed handgun expired in March, raising the possibility that he could face criminal charges after Monday's altercation with a blogger.
According to city...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 8:29 PM
Baltimore City State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein hosted a summit Tuesday about witness intimidation where police, prosecutors and witness assistance providers could discuss the best ways to protect and support victims and witnesses of crime.
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:20 PM
Three men were arrested in connection with a series of robberies and carjackings that occurred over a four-hour span Tuesday night across Baltimore County and the city, ending when the men crashed their vehicle near the Domino Sugars factory while fleeing...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 1:28 PM
Not sure it was timed on purpose, but weeks ahead of New Year's, city prosecutors have secured a five year prison sentence for a man who celebrated 2011 the way cops wish residents would not -- by shooting into the air.
Maybe it's a message for...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 7:17 AM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III is at a U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee hearing this morning. He's in the audience to support federal assistance in combating crime, according to a department spokesman.
| Dec 17, 2011
| 4:58 PM
The wanted poster portrays a .40-caliber Glock Model 22 semiautomatic pistol, serial number EKG463US, that resembles thousands of standard-issue guns owned by the Baltimore Police Department.
But this particular weapon found its way out of the hands of...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:42 AM
The Baltimore Police Department has reached outside its ranks to fill a top command position, hiring a former top official from Montgomery County to lead training efforts.
John A. King, the former police chief in Gaithersburg and a former assistant chief...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 7:01 PM
The annual number of killings in Baltimore has fallen below 200 for the first time in more than three decades, a symbolic threshold that seemed elusive for a crime-weary city just four years ago.
As a new year begins, city officials say the decline is...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Baltimore's free New Year's Eve fireworks are back this year, but with an added wrinkle: The Inner Harbor festivities will be encircled by a metal fence, with access restricted to nine points of entry during much of the celebration.
The fence, similar to...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 4:51 PM
On a cold December evening, Baltimore's top prosecutor stood before a roomful of city residents, most of whom would have given anything to be somewhere else. They had all lost a loved one to violence and were assembled to remember the dead.
| Dec 22, 2011
| 9:20 AM
A recent spate of violence in Southwest Baltimore may stem from the shooting of a 35-year-old man who the city's police commissioner referred to Thursday as an “engine for violent crime.”
In the past week, there have been four fatal shootings...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:43 PM
A recent spate of violence in Southwest Baltimore may have stemmed from the shooting of a 35-year-old man the city's police commissioner referred to Thursday as an "engine for violent crime."
In the past week, there have been four fatal shootings in...